Based in our Coventry Head Office or one of our UK Study centres (Manchester, London, Birmingham, Leeds) or opportunities for agile working in the UK

The Opportunity:

At Arden University, we pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education.

We are currently recruiting a Head of International and EU Admissions, who will report to the Director of International Office. The successful candidate will be responsible for the supervision and line management of the Admissions Officers and the management of the international admissions process to ensure all stakeholders receive an exemplary level of service. They will also assist senior management with required data analysis together with responsibility for the IT and Administrative systems that underpin the admissions functions, ensuring they meet and are responsive to constantly changing business demands.

About You:

We would like to hear from applicants with the following:

  • An undergraduate degree (or equivalent) in any discipline or experience
  • Excellent knowledge of higher education and current issues in HE;
  • Knowledge of UKVI Tier 4 compliance and HTS policies
  • Previous experience in a professional administrative role in a university or other complex organisation
  • Proven experience of establishing and managing efficient processes and systems.
  • First-hand knowledge and experience of recruitment and admissions in a challenging and pressurised environment
  • Excellent understanding of statistical data and management information including the ability to interpret and analyse complex data, making decisions based on the analysis Advanced IT skills (web, databases, email, word processing and spreadsheets)
  • Advanced user of student records systems (ideally SITS) The ability to understand complex issues Excellent written and report-writing skills The ability to producing reports and briefings on complex issues
  • The ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • A flexible attitude towards working hours as out of hours working may be required on occasion. Flexibility regarding annual leave arrangements during peak period e.g. mid-August and during Registration in late September, October and February.

Why Arden:

At Arden, you will become a part of a passionate and dedicated team who are committed to removing unnecessary barriers to learning and making education more accessible. Our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with fantastic benefits. Employees benefit from:

  • 30 days holiday, add the bank holiday on top, and we even throw in Christmas closure
  • A generous Aviva pension plan, our contributions start at 7%
  • PMI or Healthcare Cashback (dependent on role grade)
  • Study any Arden course for free, with generous discount for all family and friends
  • Our ‘Golden Ticket’ which allows you to gift anyone in your life a free Arden education
  • Plus, other competitive benefits!

Arden’s values:

Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a growing business, we want to hear from you.

There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. For the full job description, click here, or to start your journey with us, click apply!

Closing Date: Tuesday 30th August 2022

We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.

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